Monthly Archives: February 2016

Beef And Beet Burgers. Listening To Oli Hannaford.

I have lots of jokes about unemployed people, but none of them work. I was so captivated by the beet burgers I made back in September, that I was really excited to try this recipe. The beet and beef combination … Continue reading

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Ruth Reichl’s Artpark Brownies. Milton Star On The Stereo.

If you have not read ‘Tender At The Bone’ by Ruth Reichl I highly recommend it. The former editor in chief of Gourmet magazine writes hilarious stories of her childhood and the experiences that shaped her into the foodie she … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan. New Music From Marc Maynon.

A few months ago, a lovely reader, Bianca, got in touch to recommend that I have a listen to her boyfriend Marc Maynon’s latest EP ‘Watch Pot’. And listen I did… and so should you. When I asked for a … Continue reading

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Coffee Ice Cube Cocktail. New Music From AmartrArt.

Seen recently through my lens. After my daughter returned to college after break, all the kitties sat on her bed and wondered where she was. Out of character for me, I suddenly cannot get enough of crime shows and podcasts. … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Mock Toffee.

I once made a mock toffee with matzo which was really delicious and rocked the salty/sweet thing. Today’s recipe is all sweet with graham crackers as the base. That gets layered with a buttery caramel, nuts and chocolate chips. Easy … Continue reading

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Fig, Prosciutto And Mozzarella Salad. Listening To Aleks Grey.

Jamie Oliver calls this recipe the Easiest Sexiest Salad In The World. Er, okay. No doubt it is super easy, though. Sweet figs, salty savory prosciutto and creamy mozzarella team up in this gorgeous salad. The sweet, citrusy dressing and … Continue reading

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Mini Croque-Monsieurs. Listening To Nadia Kazmi.

I’ll say oui to both! These cute little ham and cheese sandwiches would definitely complement a glass of wine. They’re also terrific alongside some steaming soup or a crisp green salad. Mini Croque-Monsieurs Ingredients: 400g good quality white bread slices … Continue reading

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

To say I am increasingly forgetful is a bit of an understatement. I’m quite sure it is not a ‘Still Alice’ situation, but I really am a space shot sometimes. Like with today’s music. Mickey Valen got in touch with … Continue reading

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Beet-Zucchini Soup. Del Water Gap On The Stereo.

My eldest son bursts out with an exclamatory “What Are Those???” every now and again. Cracks me up every time. The origin: Which spawned this. And cuteness. This is a really weird soup. That said, it is incredibly tasty with … Continue reading

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Bacon Tortellini Bake. New Music From Hayden Calnin.

Two political opponents were having a debate. “There are many ways of making money,” said the first, “but there is only one honest way.” “And what is that?” asked the second. “I had a feeling you wouldn’t know,” said the … Continue reading

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